Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

This Sunday we remember those who have served in war. We honour their sacrifice and we ask what does it mean as a Christian to support our soliders? How should we respond to issues of war and conflict. Text: John 15: 12-17 Last week Logan, Ethan and I...

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Preparing for Sunday: We Remember

Preparing for Sunday: We Remember

This Sunday we will observe Remembrance Sunday. Traditionally, this is done on the Sunday before Remembrance Day. It is an opportunity to remember those who served in the Canadian Forces, for the sacrifice that they made on our behalf.  Though we stand a century...

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Christmas Tea & Bazaar

Christmas Tea & Bazaar

Please join us on Saturday November 19 for the Christmas Tea & Bazaar. This annual event is a highlight of the year for many within the community.  You will find many hidden treasures and wonderful baked treats to enjoy. The tea room is a joyful time to sit,...

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Prayer: Where is Joy?

Prayer: Where is Joy?

As the hand is made for holding, And the eye for seeing, You have fashioned us for joy. Share with us the vision that Shall find it everywhere. And, when our song of joy dies down to silence, Come, hold our powerlessness with love! Then shall our fear be gone, And our...

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Humility

Humility

Text: Luke 18: 9-14 Imagine, if you will, praying the following prayer. If it is helpful, please close your eyes and bow your heads. Thank you God for loving me. Thank you God for the way your grace works in my life. Thank you God for my health. May I always...

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Preparing for Sunday: Opposites

Preparing for Sunday: Opposites

They say that opposites attract. In our parable for this coming Sunday the Tax Collector may want to have the Pharisee's pious religious observance. However, I am not sure that the Pharisee is comfortable with the Tax Collectors honesty and humility before God. Let's...

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Prayer for Simplicity

Prayer for Simplicity

Gracious God, we have come to this service by many different roads - in more sense than one. For each of us part of the journey has been along a private road; each of us is ignorant of what the others have been through; and so we cannot help arriving here to a large...

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In All Things Pray

In All Things Pray

Text: Luke 18: 1-8 Prayer. Prayer is a real problem. You see half of us probably don’t pray as much as the other half think we do. And most of us pray for things we really shouldn’t pray for. And all of us have unanswered prayer. And for everyone one of...

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Preparing for Sunday: Prayer

Preparing for Sunday: Prayer

Prayer is a challenging aspect of Christian devotional life. Challenging because it can often feel like a one way conversation. We don't benefit from an active voice from God responding directly to our prayers in the same way that a spouse, child, parent or friend...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

Text: Luke 17: 11-19 Several years ago there was an article in the Irish Times. There had been a traffic accident in the city of Dublin. The driver who was charged with causing the accident was interviewed about what happened and was asked who might be...

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to serve the community.

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